Spiced Black Bean Potatoes

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 15m
Ready In

"From our Sunday newspaper The Sunday Times. Times are estimated. NOTE the full name of the recipe is Spiced Black Beans Jacket Sweet Potatoes."

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (392.7 g)
  • Calories 704.3
  • Total Fat - 22.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7 g
  • Cholesterol - 49 mg
  • Sodium - 1308.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 86.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 19.4 g
  • Sugars - 4.8 g
  • Protein - 40.3 g
  • Calcium - 154.6 mg
  • Iron - 6.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 16.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.5 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 220C (425F).

Step 2

Wrap each sweet potato in aluminium foil and place on a big oven trray and cook, turning halfway, for 1 hour or until tender.

Step 3

While potatoes are cooking, heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat and add the garlic and onion and cook stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until softened and then add the beans, thyme, paprika, water, tomato, salt and pepper and stir to combine and then cover with a lid and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Using a small shap knife, make a slit in the potatoes and carefully squeeze the sides to open and then divide the bean mixture between the potatoes and top with the yoghurt, chilli and coriander and serve with lime wedges.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.